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Cumbrian landowners: act now
Senior Associate, Diane Barnes, explains why Cumbrian common rights holders and landowners should act now to avoid losing land rights.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 30th January 2018
Registration of land: Why you should consider a voluntary application
Associate Solicitor Christina Foster explains the background to land registration and the benefits of voluntarily registering your land.
By Christina Foster on Monday 3rd July 2017
Stamp Duty Land Tax Changes - Budget 2016
Agribusiness solicitor Joanne McKenzie summarises the changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) following this year's budget.
By Joanne McKenzie on Thursday 12th May 2016
Agreeing partnership property
Property interests in the context of farming partnership businesses can often be one of the more complex issues that appointed professionals are asked to resolve. Head of Agribusiness Richard Miller…
By Richard Miller on Wednesday 11th May 2016
Easements - what’s yours is theirs?
Agribusiness solicitor Diane Barnes discusses proposed work involving water pipes and the National Grid taking place across Cumbria in the future.
By Diane Barnes on Wednesday 11th May 2016
Advice for Victims of Cumbria Floods
This page contains links to resources on our site which aim to help householders and businesses who have been affected by flooding in Cumbria.
By Angela Huck on Tuesday 8th December 2015
Agribusiness solicitor Diane Barnes discusses clawback / overage agreements.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 10th November 2015
Cockermouth Show 2015 Highlights
The sun was shining at this year's Cockermouth Show on Saturday 1st August - view the best bits captured on camera.
By Angela Huck on Monday 17th August 2015
Cumberland Show 2015 Highlights
View some of the best bits from this year's Cumberland Show as captured on camera.
By Angela Huck on Friday 10th July 2015
Reaping new talent
Employment law solictor Natalie Ruane looks at apprentice contracts.
By Natalie Ruane on Thursday 30th April 2015
New decisions for common land
Burnetts' agricultural law solicitor Diane Barnes discusses recent developments relating to common land.
By Diane Barnes on Wednesday 29th April 2015